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Sitting on the Dock

It is a bright, early, warm June morning, looking out unto Mille…
January 19, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Puzzle of Life

On our community room table, we have a “puzzle in process”…
January 12, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Remembering Winters Long Ago

Winter 2021 will find me mostly indoors, afraid of slipping on…
January 7, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Transformation Through COVID

I thought it would be over by now, yet COVID continues to be…
January 5, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Jesus is Back

“I put it there last night. It’s gone!”

An astonished…
December 24, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Waiting…Waiting…Waiting…

Advent is our time of watching and waiting. During the first…
December 22, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Another Story of How Love Comes Down at Christmas

“Everyone knows that beautiful hair makes a girl look beautiful,”…
December 17, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

God is a Kind God

The Christmas season is upon us. Up north, the season kicks off…
December 15, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Gratitude

A bishop friend of mine took up the practice of writing one thank…
December 10, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Here and Now

I consider Sister Joan Chittister to be one of the most powerful…
December 8, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

The Junk Drawer

To be honest, I have more than one junk drawer in my house. The…
December 3, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Isolation During COVID-19

Remember when we were living through the first wave of COVID-19…
December 1, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

This Class Isn’t Over

Thanksgiving is huge. It is the beginning of the holidays which…
November 26, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Artisans of the Monastery

In Chapter 57 of the Rule, St. Benedict says the artisans should…
November 24, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Good Trouble

I subscribe to The Hightower Lowdown, one of the more radical,…
November 17, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy is the title of a memoir by C. S. Lewis. His…
November 12, 2020/by Amanda Hackett